Genistein exposure inhibits growth and alters steroidogenesis in adult mouse antral follicles.

Abstract

Genistein is a naturally occurring isoflavone phytoestrogen commonly found in plant products such as soybeans, lentils, and chickpeas. Genistein, like other phytoestrogens, has the potential to mimic, enhance, or impair the estradiol biosynthesis pathway, thereby potentially altering ovarian follicle growth. Previous studies have inconsistently indicated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.taap.2015.12.026

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